Duncan/Channon

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Duncan/Channon
Type Independent partnership
Industry Advertising
Founded 1990 (1990)
Headquarters San Francisco
Key people Robert Duncan, Parker Channon, Andy Berkenfield, Michael Lemme
Employees 60+
Website duncanchannon.com

Duncan/Channon is an advertising agency in San Francisco, California. It was founded in 1990 by Robert Duncan and Parker Channon.

History[edit]

Founded in 1990 as The Duncan Group, the agency assumed its current name in 1996. Duncan was a VP, creative director, and Channon a copywriter at the FCB Direct division of Foote, Cone & Belding in San Francisco. In 2000, they added a third partner, Andy Berkenfield, a former FCB vice-president, as general manager, now ceo, and in 2012, a fourth partner, Michael Lemme, a digital and design specialist and ex-creative director at MetaDesign and Method (Experience Design Firm). Lemme is now chief creative officer. Channon is executive creative director overseeing advertising. Duncan is agency president and branding specialist.

Clients[edit]

As of 2014, Duncan/Channon's clients include Hard Rock International, Sephora, Kona Brewing Company, StubHub, DriveTime, Sega, Palms Casino, Blurb and John Muir Health, among others. Past clients have included Allied Domecq, Birkenstock, Esurance, 1-800 CONTACTS, Oracle and LucasArts.[1]

Awards[edit]

In 2006, it was awarded Best of Show in the San Francisco Addys for its Hard Rock fork campaign,[2] and again in 2011 for its design and packaging of Farrier wines.[3] In 2007, it was awarded one of five top prizes in the international REBRAND 100 competition for its rebranding of Hard Rock.[4] The agency has also been an honoree in the Webby awards (2009) for its Hard Rock Memorabilia website[5] and one of three finalists, three years in a row (2008-2010), for the American Association of Advertising Agencies' O'Toole Award, given for a broad sampling of an agency's work in a given year.[6]

in 2012, The Next Web named them among the top 10 small agencies that define "Digital Spring" in San Francisco. [7]

In 2014, they were awarded the American Association of Advertising Agencies' O'Toole Award for Media Excellence in the Small Agency category for their integrated campaign for StubHub.[8]

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